Interdisciplinary Geriatric and Psychiatric Care Reduces Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in the Hospital: Interventional Study in 150 Acutely Ill Elderly Patients with Mental and Somatic Comorbid Conditions
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 05/09/2012
Lang PO et al. – These findings hold substantial promise for the prevention of IP and OP in such a comorbid and polymedicated population. Further evaluations are, however, still needed to determine if such an intervention reduces potentially inappropriate prescribing medication–related outcomes, such as incidence of adverse drug events, rehospitalization, or mortality.